Reconciling your bank transactions with QuickBooks is really helpful since you have access to all your accounting data on one platform. Connecting your bank account to your QuickBooks software is one of the biggest timesavers for your business because the software automatically downloads the transactions from your bank. However, there are times when users need to call the QuickBooks customer support number because QuickBooks does not automatically update the transactions. This blog will give you a general overview of what you need to do to fix the issue if QuickBooks is not updating bank transactions.
Steps to fix QuickBooks not updating bank transactions
Sometimes users may notice that certain bank transactions are not visible in QuickBooks because the bank doesn’t connect to QuickBooks. When this occurs the best thing to do is to manually upload the transactions. Here’s what you need to do update your bank transactions manually:
Step 1: Make sure you pick the correct date range so that you don’t import transactions you’ve already recorded. Go to the ‘Accounting’ section and open the ‘Chart of Accounts’ to find the bank or credit card account you want to upload more transactions into.
Step 2: Then you will need to sign in to your bank or credit card’s website so that you can download transactions to your computer. Double-check the date range for the download and then save the file somewhere on your computer, preferably on the desktop.
Steps 3: In certain cases, the bank website may give you a series of options for how to download your transactions. As far as possible, QuickBooks recommends using Comma-Separated Values (CSV), QuickBooks Online (QBO), or Quicken (QFX) so that it becomes easy to upload.
Step 4: Once you complete the download you will need to open QuickBooks once again and sign in. In QuickBooks, you will need to go to the Banking or Transactions menu and then select the Banking tab. choose the account you want to upload the transactions into and then select the File upload option.
Step 5: Click on the ‘Browse’ option and select the file you downloaded from your bank. Go back to QuickBooks, click on the drop-down menu, and then select the account you want to upload the transactions into. Follow the onscreen instructions and match the correct banking fields before you upload the transactions.
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Once you successfully upload your transactions you can match and categorize the transactions so that it becomes easier for you to manage them later on. Keep in mind, simply uploading the transactions is not enough because you will need to reconcile them so that there are no duplicate transactions. You can call the QuickBooks technical support number and speak to a certified expert to learn how to manually reconcile your transactions. The support number is available 24 hours a day so that you can get in touch with certified QuickBooks software experts to set up, import, and categorize all your transactions without any problems.